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In which of the following situations would it be inappropriate to gather data by way of a survey?


A boutique hotel wants to know how satisfied guests are with the accommodations and services that are offered.


The publisher of textbooks wonders whether students would be able to remember more information if the text were printed in a variety of colors instead of simply with black type.


A researcher for a major movie chain wants to know the average number of times per month that teenagers go out to the movies.


A marketing researcher wants to know the proportion of women who usually skip breakfast at least twice a week.


All of these situations could effectively be investigated by using a survey.

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